iPhone or iPad Keeps Restarting Randomly in iOS 10/9/8/7 - How to Fix


Does your iPhone keeps restarting after updating to iOS 10? Now read this post to get some quick tips to fix this issue.

Aug. 29, 2016

by Tom

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Before the final version of iOS 10 comes out, the iOS 10 public betas were released with many new features. But after updating to new iOS 10 public beta, lots of iPhone users have been complaining that their iPhone keeps restarting:

"I love the iOS 10 update but it keeps restarting my phone randomly"; "I got this iOS 10. My phone keeps restarting every 3 seconds"; "iOS fix the music app and all the bugs. But my phone keeps restarting".

iPhone Keeps Restarting After Updating to iOS 10 from Twitter

iPhone Keeps Restarting After Updating to iOS 10 from Twitter

Actually, "iPhone iPad device keeps restarting" is one of common iOS problems that you may meet after updating to a new iOS operating system (no matter iOS 8, iOS 9 or iOS 10) or while charging your iOS device, connecting device to computer or plugging in a headphone. And below we offer you some basic tips to fix this problem.

Backup iPhone iPad Before You Start

Before you start using tips below to fix your keep-restarting iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you'd better backup your device. Because some tips below will require you to erase your iOS device. And backing up device before you take action also protects your data from loss due to misoperation.

If iPhone iPad Keeps Restarting While Charging or Connecting

1. Clean Device's Lightning Port.

If your iPhone or iPad keeps turning off and then turning on while charging or plugging in a headphone, clearing lightning port on your device may be helpful. Because the Lint, dust or other debris collected in the ports would result in bad electrical connection and the charging problem. To clean junks in charging port and headphone jack, you can use a toothpick, a bobby pin, a small needle or a can of compressed air.

2. Change Another Cable, Charger, Connector or Battery

You can change another cable and charger and try again. Maybe your bad cable and charger make your device cannot be charged normally. As a result, it keeps turning off and then turning on. If your iOS device is in warranty, you can take it to Apple customer store, staff in Apple store will check which part of your iPhone lead to this problem, and help you fix the problem by replacing the bad part, such as cable, charger, connector or battery.

If iPhone iPad Keeps Restarting Randomly

1.Restart or Force Restart Your Device.

You can restart or force-restart your iPhone iPad to clean all processes, which may help you fix "keeps restarting" issue. To force restart one device, just press and hold both of the "Sleep" and "Home" buttons at the same time for 10 seconds until Apple logo appears on screen.

2.Reset All Settings

You can try to reset all settings on your iOS device to make it run in normal. Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings. This method will not remove any data on your device. It just reset all settings to factory default.

3.Delete or Update Apps

Some apps may make your iPhone and iPad keeps crashing and restarting after you run them on your device. If you face this problem, you can try to delete the app from your device, or update it to latest version.

4.Downgrade from iOS 10 Beta to iOS 9

If this issue had never happened before updating to iOS 10 public beta, you can remove iOS 10 on your device and reinstall iOS 9 latest update on your device to get ride of the issue. To remove iOS 10 public beta, you can refer this tutorial: How to Downgrade from iOS 10 to iOS 9.

5.Use Recovery Tools

Some professional tools can fix your iOS issue of "keeps restarting". For example, PhoneRescue provide you with one feature named "iOS Repair Tools" to fix your iOS problems, such as iOS upgrade failure, stuck on Apple logo and restarting loop or unable to start iOS.

The Bottom Line

Methods in this post are only some basic tips we collected on forums and tutorials. You may have some better ones that can help others out. Be free to share your ideas about how to fix iPhone iPad "keeps restarting" problem.

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